New Music Sunday: May 23rd 2021

emilytreadgold #1, New 9 Tracks

Olivia Rodrigo made this her year, this is the album we’ve all been waiting for and it does not miss. From start to finish Olivia’s anger, sadness, her emotions are so palatable and it’s relatable even if you’re in your 30s and reflecting on that first heartbreak that still stings when you look back on it. She says, “There’s nothing …

New Music Sunday: May 2nd 2021

emilytreadgold #1, New 9 Tracks

The instant boost of serotonin when I first listened to this song was all I needed this week. Something about the production on this, the melodies, the effervescent chorus, just makes you feel instantly happy and the meaning behind the song is so important. They said, “This one is very special for many reasons. It came about so naturally, yet …

New Music Sunday: December 13th 2020

emilytreadgold #1, New 9 Tracks

I worry about Kitten being cooped up all day in the pandemic, their insane energy really can’t be confined. Their new song “Daddy Don’t Take My Phone” is a build-up of that angst with a Freudian twist. Singer Chloe Chaidez says “This year I felt trapped. My emotions felt childlike, and the helplessness of 2020 angered me. ‘Daddy Don’t Take My …

My 2018 SXSW Diary

emilytreadgold #2, Festivals

SXSW is hell week, but in a good way. This year I was planning a day party (girls to the front) as well as doing press which means a ton of interviews every day and getting videos and live-tweeting. I drink 5 hour energies nonstop and think all together I ate 3 slices of pizza for the 7 days total and I walked more than I’ve ever walked. It’s exhausting but so rewarding.